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25 minutes ago, rpfc said:

Hey so I know about all the points stuff (kinda went real deep just before Mahoney did his best work to get Oliver way back when) BUT...

In no way does 12 = 26 + 33

Higher picks are worth more than two middling if you know what you are doing when drafting and recruiting. 
 

This points discussion amongst fans has got beyond cute - it’s now pretty dumb.

Think the points discussion applies to the specific Ugle-Hagan situation that the Dogs find themselves in this year. Otherwise I tend to agree with you, that higher picks are worth more than two middling, especially so if you are  trying to add the icing to the list and not starting a major rebuild.

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3 minutes ago, TRIGON said:

Think the points discussion applies to the specific Ugle-Hagan situation that the Dogs find themselves in this year. Otherwise I tend to agree with you, that higher picks are worth more than two middling, especially so if you are  trying to add the icing to the list and not starting a major rebuild.

Don't disagree with anything that has been said - but prior to the trade period I remember some saying having a few picks in the 20s/30s isn't such a terrible thing in a compromised year - there will be a few diamonds in the rough.

Having said that, I think we are looking to trade up the order to get the player we want or use the picks to fill the positions that need to be filled (wing, small forward, backup ruck etc)

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Can anyone clarify please?

With respect to comments about bundling pick 33 plus ??  to the doggies for an upgrade,  is that even allowed? 

The 33 we just received from Adelaide was originally the Doggies pick.  

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2 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Is it Hewitt or Dawson that is an absolutely brilliant field kick. I get those 2 mixed up.

Hewitt was an absolute best 22 until this year. Was he injured or fell out of favour?

Not sure why he's on the table mate, the Swans fans i know are shocked, they rate him as one of their best young talents. 

Happy to flick one of our second rounders up there to grab him.

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2 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Is it Hewitt or Dawson that is an absolutely brilliant field kick. I get those 2 mixed up.

Hewitt was an absolute best 22 until this year. Was he injured or fell out of favour?

Injured apparently this year.

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Just now, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Is it Hewitt or Dawson that is an absolutely brilliant field kick. I get those 2 mixed up.

Hewitt was an absolute best 22 until this year. Was he injured or fell out of favour?

Dawson the better kick (left footer).

Hewitt a run with player who's been able to find the ball. Neat user without being top notch. He had back surgery this year, which is why he didn't play the full season.

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5 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Is it Hewitt or Dawson that is an absolutely brilliant field kick. I get those 2 mixed up.

Hewitt was an absolute best 22 until this year. Was he injured or fell out of favour?

Dawson is the good kick and future gun IMO. He's not up for grabs and if he was, we'd be going hard.

Hewitt is more a lockdown mid who wins inside ball sometimes. I'd pass as he doesn't fill a need for us.

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5 minutes ago, Patches O’houlihan said:

Not sure why he's on the table mate, the Swans fans i know are shocked, they rate him as one of their best young talents. 

Happy to flick one of our second rounders up there to grab him.

Apparently it's (yet another) salary dump kinda deal. Swans pretty tight on their cap.

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2 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

Rumours circulating on Bigfooty that we're targeting Bulldogs pick 14.

This has been rumored for a while now. JM stated we wanted to move up the draft board this year. Doggies need points to take their player who will go number 1. We apparently like Macraes younger brother and are targeting 14 to get him. Rumors are it'll happen, and makes sense considering all the picks we've acquired in the 20-30-40 range now.

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